H3 2006

Air Intake System

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Air Cleaner Element (Filter)



Removal & Installation
3.5L Engine

Specific to:

Hummer H3 2006-2010

  1. Release the air cleaner clips from the air cleaner cover.

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    Fig. Release the air cleaner clips (2) from the air cleaner cover (1); air cleaner housing (3)

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  3. Open and remove the air cleaner cover.
  4.  
  5. Remove the air cleaner element from the lower air cleaner housing assembly.

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    Fig. Remove the air cleaner element from the lower air cleaner housing assembly

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  7. Inspect the entire assembly for debris or damage and repair as necessary.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Complete the following in order to install the air cleaner element into the lower air cleaner housing assembly:
    1. Align the opening of the element with the duct opening.
    2.  
    3. Engage the alignment feature in the element with the retainer molded into the lower air cleaner assembly.
    4.  

  2.  
  3. Insert the air cleaner cover tangs into the lower air cleaner housing assembly slots.
    NOTE
    Ensure the cover is properly seated with the lower housing.

  4.  
  5. Close the air cleaner cover, ensuring the alignment feature in the element engages with the retainer molded in the cover.
  6.  
  7. Secure the air cleaner clips to the air cleaner cover.
  8.  

3.7L Engine

Specific to:

Hummer H3 2006-2010

  1. Remove the air cleaner outlet duct.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the engine wiring harness electrical connector from the Mass Airflow(MAF)/Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor.

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    Fig. Disconnect the engine wiring harness electrical connector (1) from the MAF/IAT sensor (2)

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  5. Disconnect the secondary Air Injection (AIR) pump inlet hose quick connect fitting from the air cleaner assembly.

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    Fig. Disconnect the secondary AIR pump inlet hose (1) quick connect fitting from the air cleaner assembly

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  7. Disengage the 2 air cleaner housing retainers.

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    Fig. Disengage the 2 air cleaner housing retainers (1)

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  9. Open the air cleaner housing cover, and remove the air filter element (1).
  10.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  

5.3L Engine

Specific to:

Hummer H3 2006-2010

  1. Remove the air cleaner outlet duct.
  2.  
  3. Release the air cleaner upper housing retainer clips.

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    Fig. Air cleaner housing retainers (1)

  4.  
  5. Open the air cleaner upper housing and remove the air filter element from the lower air cleaner housing.
  6.  
  7. Inspect the air cleaner assembly for debris or damage and repair as necessary.
  8.  
  9. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  10.  

Air Cleaner Resonator Outlet Duct



3.7L Engine

Specific to:

Hummer H3 2006-2010

  1. Loosen the air cleaner outlet duct clamps at the air cleaner and at the resonator.
  2.  
  3. Remove the air cleaner outlet duct.

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    Fig. Remove the air cleaner outlet duct

  4.  
  5. Disconnect the atmospheric vent hose from the air cleaner resonator.
  6.  
  7. Loosen the air cleaner resonator outlet duct clamp.
  8.  
  9. Remove the 2 air cleaner resonator bolts.
  10.  
  11. Complete the following in order to remove the air cleaner resonator and outlet duct from the engine:
    1. Lift upward on the assembly.
    2.  
    3. Disconnect the following:

      The crankcase ventilation hose from the camshaft cover
       
      The outlet duct from the throttle body
       

    4.  
    5. Remove the assembly from the engine.

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      Fig. Remove the air cleaner resonator

    6.  

  12.  

To install:

  1. Complete the following in order to install the air cleaner resonator and outlet duct to the engine:
    1. Position the outlet duct over the throttle body assembly.
    2.  
    3. Install the crankcase ventilation hose to the camshaft cover port.
    4.  
    5. Align the air cleaner outlet resonator bolts with the captured nuts on the camshaft cover.
      NOTE
      Ensure the outlet duct is properly installed to the throttle body assembly.

    6.  

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  3. View into the air cleaner resonator to ensure the outlet duct is not rolled under at the throttle body assembly.

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    Fig. Ensure the outlet duct is not rolled under at the throttle body assembly

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  5. Properly position the air cleaner resonator outlet duct clamp. Tighten the air cleaner resonator outlet duct clamp to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the 2 air cleaner outlet resonator to camshaft cover bolts. Tighten the air cleaner resonator bolts to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Connect the atmospheric vent hose to the air cleaner resonator.
    NOTE
    Align the air cleaner outlet duct tab to the air cleaner resonator tab.

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  11. Install the air cleaner outlet duct to the resonator and the air cleaner.
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  13. Tighten the air cleaner outlet duct clamps at the resonator and the air cleaner. Tighten the clamps to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
  14.  

5.3L Engine

Specific to:

Hummer H3 2006-2010

  1. Remove the intake manifold cover.
  2.  
  3. Remove the Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) line from the air cleaner outlet duct.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the air cleaner outlet duct clamp at the air cleaner housing.
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  7. Loosen the air cleaner outlet duct clamp at the throttle body.
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  9. Grasp the air cleaner outlet duct near the ball stud and firmly pull up in order to disengage the duct from the ball stud.
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  11. Remove the air cleaner outlet duct from the throttle body and the air cleaner housing.

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    Fig. Remove the air cleaner outlet duct (2)

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To install:

  1. Install the air cleaner outlet duct to the throttle body and the air cleaner housing.
  2.  
  3. Ensure that the air cleaner outlet duct tab rests over the ball stud, press down on the duct tab in order to engage the duct to the ball stud.
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  5. Tighten the air cleaner outlet duct clamp at the throttle body to 31 inch lbs. (3.5 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Tighten the air cleaner outlet duct clamp at the air cleaner housing to 31 inch lbs. (3.5 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install the PCV line to the air cleaner outlet duct.
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  11. Install the intake manifold cover.
  12.  

Removal & Installation



3.5L Engine

Specific to:

Hummer H3 2006-2010

  1. Disconnect the electrical connector from the Mass Air Flow (MAF)/Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor.

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    Fig. Disconnect the electrical connector from the Mass Air Flow (MAF)/Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor

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  3. Loosen the clamp and disconnect the air cleaner outlet duct from the air cleaner assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the 2 bolts and nut securing the air cleaner assembly to the wheel house.
  6.  
  7. Remove the air cleaner assembly from the vehicle.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Position the air cleaner assembly into the engine compartment, inserting the snorkel into the fender.
  2.  
  3. Install the 2 bolts and nut securing the air cleaner assembly to the wheel house.
    1. Tighten the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Tighten the nut to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
    4.  

  4.  
  5. Connect the air cleaner outlet duct to the air cleaner assembly.
  6.  
  7. Connect the engine wiring harness electrical connector to the MAF/IAT sensor.
  8.  

3.7L Engine

Specific to:

Hummer H3 2006-2010

  1. Remove the air cleaner outlet duct.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the engine wiring harness electrical connector from the Mass Air Flow (MAF)/Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the secondary Air Injection (AIR) pump inlet hose quick connect fitting from the air cleaner assembly.

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    Fig. Disconnect the secondary AIR pump inlet hose quick connect fitting from the air cleaner assembly

  6.  
  7. Remove the air cleaner bolts.
  8.  
  9. Remove the air cleaner assembly from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Remove the air cleaner assembly

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To install:

  1. Place the air cleaner assembly into the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Install the air cleaner bolts and tighten to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Connect the AIR pump inlet hose quick connect fitting to the air cleaner assembly.
  6.  
  7. Connect the engine wiring harness electrical connector to the MAF/IAT sensor.
  8.  
  9. Install the air cleaner outlet duct.
  10.  

5.3L Engine

Specific to:

Hummer H3 2006-2010

  1. Remove the air cleaner outlet duct from the air cleaner.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the engine wiring harness electrical connector from the Mass Airflow(MAF)/Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor.

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    Fig. Disconnect the engine wiring harness electrical connector (1) from the MAF/IAT sensor

  4.  
  5. Loosen the air cleaner assembly bolts.
  6.  
  7. Remove the air cleaner assembly from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Remove the air cleaner assembly

  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the air cleaner assembly to the vehicle, and tighten the bolts to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the engine wiring harness electrical connector to the MAF/IAT sensor.
  4.  
  5. Install the air cleaner outlet duct to the air cleaner.
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